Archive for July, 2011

The Teeny Tiny World And The Enormous Artistry Of Charles Bingham

Alex Watson – Woody Boater’s roving reporter from Northern Michigan has prepared this remarkable story about a unique and talented artist named Charles Bingham. Charles describes his artwork this way…
“I cut small pieces of different exotic woods by hand

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Clayton Count Down Starts Today – Is Your Varnish All Sparkly?

It’s that time of year…again.. It’s 100 in the shade here in Virginia and much much cooler up North. I hope. It’s just 10 days-ish away.. give or take a day or two.. August 6-8… Just think, in 10 days

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The Best Way To Beat The Heat This Weekend – Load Up The Boat And Head For The Lake

As temperatures continue to sizzle throughout much of the country this week, our advice to fellow Woody Boaters is to phone the boss on Monday and tell him you will be out of the office all week. Then load up

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The 19th Annual Portland Antique & Classic Boat Show – This Weekend In The City Of Roses

This weekend the Columbia Willamette Chapter ACBS is presenting the 19th Annual Portland Antique & Classic Boat Show from the Jantzen Bay Marina in Portland, Oregon – Known as the City of Roses. Portland is a wonderful city, situated approximately…

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Ventnor Vagabond On eBay, It’s Fiberglass, It’s Wood, It’s New, It’s Old.. What ever it is, it’s cool!

Lets start by saying that Ventnors are very cool boats. And the old ones, are way cool.. But.. Set aside your old wood mindset for a second. They are painted wood.. So its not like you are showing off a

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Woody Boater Dashboard Cookies!

So I am out all day for a meeting.. and while I am out, the boatress decides that it would be a fun diversion to bake some cookies…on the dashboard of the Woodybotermobile! Yup! It was so hot here ya…

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Miss Supertest 50th Anniversary Celebration August 6-7-8, 2011 – In Picton, Ontario

The folks up in Canada take their vintage hydroplane history very seriously.  A few weeks ago Woody Boater ran a story about the historic Greavette hydroplane named “Miss Canada IV”.  In early July the unique 1949 33′ two-step design by…

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Antique Boat Center Launches New Water-Ready Certified Program!

Antique Boat Center… on a quest to be the #1 place to go for all your Classic Boat needs, has raised the bar for buyers and sellers offering a Water – Ready Certified Program with a 1 year warranty!

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Speedboat Outlaws in stock, in your size and in style!

Woody Boater Store Is Open, New Stuff In Stock.

This years 2014 summer look, is now available to the throngs of fashionistas. Thats right, now you can wear, were, where the latest in...

of the Month

Fellow hall of famer Charles Mistele gets Miss America IX ready for her part in the show!

LIVE From The 2014 ACBS International Show In Beutiful Skaneateles

Ya know that special magical place you have pictured in your head of what a perfect classic boat universe should look like? And despite...

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of the Month

Our pal and fellow Woody Boater Charles Mistele at the helm of Miss America IX.. Now that is a hat!

Breaking News – Hagerty Names 2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees!

We interrupt part two of the Pacific Northwest ACBS Story for some humbling news. To Quote the news from the Hagerty website, “The Hagerty...

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of the Month

Troy doing the Titanic thing.. OK, I put in a Watson sunset.

She Floats! Troy Finaly Goes Woody Boating In American Beauty.

Well, it happened. Our very own fellow Woody Boater Troy got his labor of love, American Beauty in the water after some years of...

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do of the Month

Tommy talking to a class at the great Lakes Boat Building School

Tommy Mertaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund At The Great Lakes Boat Building School.

Late yesterday we received this note from The Great Lakes Boat Building School and E. James Mertaugh family regarding a new scholarship in the...

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